• Creator
  • Ogawa, Elmer, 1906-1970
  • Created Date
  • 1952
  • Description
  • Omote-Senke is the name of one of the three houses or families that count their family founder as Sen Rikyu and are dedicated to carrying forward the "Way of Tea" that he developed. The other two "Ways of Tea" are Urasenke and Mushakojisenke. The three are together referred to as the "san-Senke." There are small stylistic differences between the different "Ways of Tea." Omote-Senke whisks the tea less than the Urasenke, creating less foam on t... more
    Omote-Senke is the name of one of the three houses or families that count their family founder as Sen Rikyu and are dedicated to carrying forward the "Way of Tea" that he developed. The other two "Ways of Tea" are Urasenke and Mushakojisenke. The three are together referred to as the "san-Senke." There are small stylistic differences between the different "Ways of Tea." Omote-Senke whisks the tea less than the Urasenke, creating less foam on the top of the tea. Omote-Senke uses a darkened bamboo tea whisk, while Urasenke uses untreated bamboo for its tea whisk. less
  • Format
  • Photograph
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    Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek Scanner in JPEG format at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x600 ppi. 2012